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Rise in Parkinson’s disease linked to common household chemical

Regen Center Blog, cancer

Scientists believe a ubiquitous environmental contaminant used in household products such as carpet cleaners, shoe polishes, and carpet cleaners might be responsible for the development of neurodegenerative movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease (PD). Parkinson’s disease is already one of the fastest-growing neurological disorders globally, with developing nations reporting an increase of over 30% in the last ten years. The …

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A Closer Look at Inflammation: Natures Healing Response

Regen Center Blog

We all know what happens when you get a cut. It gets red. It hurts. It might swell or even become extremely warm. While there are certainly more severe cases, this is a typical example of inflammation. Inflammation is part of your body’s natural healing process. When the body detects an injury, infection, or toxic substance, it sends white blood …

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Neutrophils Can Reverse Brain Damage for Stroke & Spinal Injuries

Regen Center Blog, Neural Stem Cells, Research

Researchers have just announced discovering a new type of white blood cells (leukocytes) that can save dying/degenerated nerve cells and reverse damaged nerve fibers in patients with head injuries or spinal cord damage. A type of cell that previously was thought only to help fight infection also promotes nerve regrowth and neural regeneration. 5 Types of white blood cells (granulocytes): …

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10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods to Fight Osteoarthritis

Regen Center Blog, nutrition

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disease affecting middle-aged to older adults. OA and joint arthritis are typically thought of as a “wear and tear” condition of the joints. Still, new research has shown that OA disease affects the joint’s entirety, including joint lining, cartilage, ligaments, and bone. OA is indeed much more common in the elderly population, but …

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10 Common Autoimmune Disease Risk Factors & Treatment Options

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A diagnosis for autoimmune disease happens when the patient’s immune system mistakenly attacks their own body. Our immune system normally protects us from germs, viruses, and bacteria. When the immune system senses these foreign invaders, it takes an army of cells to attack the threat. Under normal circumstances, our immune system can distinguish dangerous foreign cells from cells produced by …

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What is A Motor Neuron? Motor Nerves & Innervation

Regen Center Blog, Glossary

Motoneuron, also known as motor neurons, are a type of cell body located in the brainstem, motor cortex, or spinal cord. Fibers called axons project outwards to the spinal cord can indirectly or directly control muscles, organs, and glands in the body. Types of Motor Neurons Upper Motor Neurons – Axon fibers from the upper motor neurons help communicate with …